March 31, 2010
Storm Director of Athletics Chris Monasch
announced on Tuesday that Steve Lavin - whose
seven-year coaching record at UCLA included six NCAA Tournament
appearances, five trips to the NCAA Round of 16, and six seasons of
21 wins or more - will be the 19th head men's basketball coach in
St. John's University's 102-plus years of storied tradition on the
"Today is the start of a new era in the venerable history of St.
John's basketball," Monasch said. "Steve brings the skill set and
persona that we feel gives us a chance to compete at the highest
level in the BIG EAST. Since Coach Lavin was unveiled as a
candidate, you could feel the excitement throughout the city. St.
John's is poised to recapture its legacy as New York's college
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